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NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 30, 1970
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(Studio) Mob attack on Nixon last night called most dangerous moment for American President since John F. Kennedy's assassination.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Jose, California) Nixon's victory sign angered protestors; threw rocks, bottles and eggs at car; nearly surrounded President
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Studio) Democrat chairperson Lawrence O'Brien denounces attack as do both ptys'. candidates; Republicans bought time for Nixon television speech tonight; attack may help Republicans in election.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Attorney General John Mitchell says mob anarchists.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [MITCHELL - says public should be repulsed by attack.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Oliver, Don

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